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The Quakers: They’re About More Than Just Oatmeal

Recently, I started attending Quaker Meetings in New York.  (The formal name given to Quakers is “The Religious Society of Friends,” and they refer to each other as “Friends.”)  I had long been interested in Quakerism; the value it places on authenticity,...

Power: Wisdom and Warnings

Power.  I define it as the ability to make events and circumstances conform to one’s will.  This, of course, presupposes the ability to compel or convince others to act in pursuit of that aim. My interest in the subject of power sparked a desire to examine what some...

The Moral Imperative of Reparations for Black Americans

The issue of reparations for Black Americans reemerges from time to time, but it has invariably garnered less traction than it deserves.  Indeed, it is a controversial and complicated matter, and there are many daunting aspects to it.  What should reparations be for? ...